“Roots of Antifa” – German Anti-Fascist speaking tour of the UK

31 10 2017

This November, the AFN, together with other anti-fascists from around the country, has helped organise a speaking tour for a German anti-fascist comrade.

The rise of fascist movements and parties all over Europe has once again made it clear: organised antifascist resistance is necessary. In order to successfully intervene and stop fascism from spreading, it is useful to take a look at the different experiences built from movements in other countries, particularly the history of the Antifa movement which originally started in 1930’s Germany.

The speaker, who is a member of the “ums Ganze!” Bündnis and has been part of antifascist initiatives and organisations for more than ten years, tries to present the major strategies, struggles, defeats, victories, splits, and theories of the Antifaschistische Aktion from 1932 to the present. Afterwards, we will have a discussion about the lessons there are for the movement here, going forwards in 2017.

For links to all the separate events check out the Roots of Antifa Facebook page

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